Firefox: Enable/Disable Referrer

You can enable or disable the referrer from being reported to web sites that you visit with this Firefox tweak.

  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter.
  2. If prompted with a warning, select “I’ll be careful, I promise!“,
  3. Find the entry that says Network.http.sendRefererHeader and double-click on it.
  4. Set the entry to one of the following:
    • 0 – Disable referrer.
    • 1 – Send the Referer header when clicking on a link, and set document.referrer for the following page.
    • 2 – Send the Referer header when clicking on a link or loading an image.

See also: Network.http.sendRefererHeader

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